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Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
478 Brick Boulevard
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. Tarun Bhandari is a Brick, NJ physician who specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Bhandari is affiliated with Community Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for QualCare and Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, he performed his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers.

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Dr. Manpreet K Kohli, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
600 River Avenue
Lakewood, NJ
 

Dr. Manpreet Kohli is a surgical oncologist. She is especially interested in breast surgery. She honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Kohli is a graduate of Kasturba Medical College. Her medical residency was performed at Monmouth Medical Center. Dr. Kohli is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Barnabas Health Medical Group, and Community Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Prophylactic Mastectomy, Breast Surgery, Breast Imaging, Breast-Conserving Surgery, Breast Cancer

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Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
459 Jack Martin Boulevard; Suite 5a
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. Theodore Lygas is a general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. He is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Lygas is affiliated with Community Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
459 Jack Martin Boulevard
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. John Pellegrino is a surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. Dr. Pellegrino accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine.

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What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to diagnose or treat cancer, or to manage the symptoms of cancer. The Egyptians pioneered the treatment of cancer using surgery, removing breast tumors as early as the seventh century. These days, surgical oncology is much more complex and effective. Most cancer treatments involve surgery, and in some cases it is the only treatment needed.

Surgical oncologists work together with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide care for cancer patients. Along with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists tend to be the primary providers of cancer treatment. Almost every cancer patient will have a medical or surgical oncologist who is in charge of managing their treatment and making decisions about their care.

The specialized knowledge of a surgical oncologist is less about surgical techniques (which may be very similar to techniques used by a general surgeon) and more about an understanding of cancer itself. Surgical oncologists have an advanced knowledge of how cancer presents and changes, and they know the best way to use surgery to treat cancer.

Surgical oncology is a rapidly advancing specialty, and many new techniques and procedures have been developed in recent years, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. A surgical oncologist is able to safely wield these complicated techniques to remove tumors from the body.